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  • [11|04|15] Paper on graph reconstruction from time series data accepted at the 2nd Int. Conf. Algo. Comp. Biol.
  • [16|02|15] Paper on statistical assessment of transfer entropies accepted in Frontiers in Physics
  • [26|12|14] Paper on Covalent Docking accepted in the Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling
  • [25|08|14] Paper on Privacy in Whole Genome Sequence Processing accepted at the Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society
  • [12|07|14] Paper on Visual Analytics in Molecular Coevolution accepted at VAST2014
  • [30|06|14] Paper on α-Keto phenylamides and the 20S proteasome accepted in ChemMedChem
  • [12|06|14] Paper on using R as an integration tool in High Performance Computing accepted
  • [04|06|14] Position Paper accepted, PETS Genome Privacy Workshop
  • [30|05|14] Paper on clustering of genomes of giant viruses accepted; Abstract & PDF-Version
  • [08|05|14] GECCO Student Travel Grant for B. Mayer
  • [28|03|14] Paper accepted on Online Performance Measures for Metaheuristic Optimization, in Hybrid Metaheuristics (HM2014)
  • [12|03|14] Paper accepted on "Stochastic Tunneling Transformation during Selection in Genetic Algorithms" in Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO2014)
  • [14|02|14] Report on Dagstuhl seminar "Genomic privacy" online
  • [30|01|14] Paper online on privacy in biobanks, published in Biopreservation and Biobanking
  • [01|01|14] Paper on "Visual Exploration of Parameter Influence on Phylogenetic Trees" accepted in IEEE Computer Graphics & Applications
  • [28|12|13] Video on 30C3-Talk "Keine flächendeckende Überwachung" available here
  • [17|06|13] joined the Editorial Board of PLoS One
  • [25|05|13] Co-Editor of Frontiers in Computational Physics
  • [23|05|13] Buch zum Thema Datenschutz bei Springer erschienen. siehe hier.
  • [19|05|13] Paper on GPU-usage for efficient and unbiased Z-statistics testing in molecular coevolution accepted in Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience
  • [23|04|13] Paper on the structure and anonymity of the Bitcoin transaction graph got accepted in the journal Future Internet
  • [22|03|13] Paper on stochastic optimization techniques accepted at the 8th International Workshop on Hybrid Metaheuristics (HM2013)
  • [08|02|13] Proposal for a Dagstuhl-Workshop on genomic privacy successful; scheduled for Oct. 2013; I am one of three co-organizers of this Dagstuhl-Workshop; together with Gene Tsudik, UC Irvine and Jean-Pierre Hubaux, EPFL.
  • [05|12|12] Paper on Information Security and Wikileaks published, Online- & PDF-Version
  • [18|11|12] Opening for a PostDoc (bioinformatics / serious games) in our groups. Job Ad on TU Darmstadt website
  • [11|11|12] Paper on secure computations accepted in the Information Security Technical Report
  • [28|10|12] Paper in Phys. Rev. E accepted on entropy measures for volatility in financial markets
  • [12|10|12] Paper accepted in PLoS One on Dynamic Systems Modeling of Information Security
  • [02|10|12] Grant application on "Serious Games for Bioinformatics" successfull (together with M. Goesele and J. Wiemeyer)
  • [26|09|12] Work on policy evaluation by agent-based simulations covered on Bruce Schneier's blog
  • [12|09|12] Paper on time horizons in a microeconomical model of technological change accepted in Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science (AIP)
  • [24|07|12] Paper accepted in J. Comp. Chem. on distance-dependent threading potentials for protein fold recognition
  • [13|05|12] Paper accepted in PLoS One on the molecular piracy hypothesis in plant virus genomes
  • [10|04|12] Paper accepted in the 3rd International Emerging Computational Methods for the Life Sciences Workshop (ECMLS 2012) on massively-parallel Mutual Information computation on GPUs (CoMIC)
  • [27|02|12] Workshop on Bitcoin accepted at the 42. Annual Meeting of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.
  • [19|02|12] Paper on DNA structure in algae virus published in PLoS One
  • [23|01|12] Interview in der Kulturzeit auf 3sat. Abspielen in der 3sat-Mediathek.
  • [14|01|12] Artikel in der Süddeutschen Zeitung über Julian Assange online
  • [12|01|12] DFG grant application on K+ ion channels successfull
  • [04|01|12] Feuilleton-Artikel in der Süddeutschen Zeitung erschienen über WikiLeaks/Julian Assange, basierend auf 28C3-Vortrag (PDF)
  • [03|01|12] Videos available on my 28C3-talks on Julian Assange and on Bitcoin
  • [30|12|11] Radio-Interview (Deutschlandfunk, MP3) on Bitcoin research available
  • [30|12|11] 28C3-Paper (PDF) on Leaking and Systems Modelling available
  • [10|12|11] Paper in PLoS One accepted on the structural organization of DNA in plant viruses
  • [09|11|11] Paper on an Information Theoretical Dissection of the Holobiont was accepted in Nova Acta Leopoldina
  • [06|09|11] Our paper on glycolysis was selected for the Virtual Journal of Biological Physics Research
  • [08|08|11] Our paper on glycolysis was discussed in a viewpoint article in Physics(APS)
  • [20|07|11] Paper accepted in Proteins on the biophys. annotation of molecular coevolution of acetylcholinesterase
  • [11|07|11] Paper accepted at the IEEE Conference on Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST2011) on interactive comparison of multiple trees
  • [08|07|11] Poster accepted at High-Performance Graphics (HPG 2011), Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • [01|07|11] Paper accepted at the 9th Int. Conf. on Parallel Processing & Appl.Mathematics on parallel random permutation generation for arbitrarily sized arrays.
  • [20|06|11] Paper accepted in Phys. Rev. E on the robustness of glycolysis to internal and external noise.
  • [04|06|11] Paper accepted in NSPW11 (New Security Paradigms Workshop) on evaluation of public security policies by simulations
  • [03|06|11] Paper accepted in Phys. Rev. E on efficient computation of free energies of amino acid pairs and relation to Φ-value analysis
  • [29|04|11] Award for outstanding research achievements of TU Darmstadt received
  • [14|04|11] Paper accepted in Molecular Microbiology on "Structural Model of the Gas Vesicle Protein GvpA and Analysis of GvpA Mutants in vivo",
  • [09|03|11] Professor(Cooptation), Dept. of Computer Science
  • [10|02|11] Paper accepted in J. Biol. Chem. on K+ channels and function-structure-correlates
  • [09|02|11] Workshop on time series analysis accepted at EH2011
  • [20|01|11] Program committee member of 11th IEEE Int. Conf. on Bioinformatics and Bioengineering, (BIBE2011)
  • [10|01|11] Video of our talk on telecommunications data retention available
  • [01|01|11] "Zweitmitglied" in the Dept. of Physics, TU Darmstadt
  • [30|11|10] COST Action "Plant Metabolic Engineering for High Value Products" of the EU managed by H. Warzecha successful. We will take part in it.
  • [30|11|10] Graduate School "Radiation Biology" successful ! This approach will be funded by the DFG. see here
  • [16|11|10] Paper accepted for Financial Cryptography and Data Security (FC2011) (link) on securing bioinformatical computations
  • [01|11|10] Co-Organizer Workshop "Biomedical data in the need of protection", Darmstadt, 6pm, Lichtenberg-Haus, together with the Darmstädter Juristische Gesellschaft, Center for Advanced Security Research, and the Forum interdisziplinäre Forschung
  • [31|10|10] Paper in BMC Bioinformatics is "highly accessed", here is the link
  • [24|10|10] Contribution accepted to 27C3 on information theoretical dissection of telecommunication data retention (TDR)
  • [30|08|10] Paper accepted in Computational Biology and Chemistry on an algorithmic solution to information theoretical characterisation of Hidden Markov Models
  • [26|08|10] Paper accepted on cryptographically secured signal computations (IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security)
  • [04|08|10] Paper accepted in J. Comp. Chem. on "Efficient quantification of the importance of contacts for the dynamical stability of proteins"
  • [01|07|10] Interview with C-Radar radio station on media analysis by information theory
  • [24|06|10] Article on Carta.Info published on application of information theory in media
  • [15|06|10] Acting as Guest Editor in the journal "Entropy": special issue on "Emergence of Information in Evolutionary Processes"
  • [12|06|10] Paper accepted in BMC Bioinformatics on software for visual analytics of mutual information measures
  • [10|06|10] Paper accepted in J. Comp. Phys. on "Efficient Perturbation Analysis of Elastic Network Models - Application to Acetylcholinesterase of T. californica"
  • [14|04|10] Paper accepted in BMC Bioinformatics on software-package to annotate evolutionary changes at the (sub)molecular level.
  • [03|04|10] Paper accepted in PROTEINS: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics on coarse-grained amino acid alphabets.
  • [30|03|10] Contribution to SIGINT10 accepted.
  • Best Paper Award at BIOINFORMATICS2010 for "Co-Evolution in HIV enzymes"
  • Video (1 of 6) of my Talk at 26C3 available